D-Day Veterans { 23 images } Created 18 May 2011

D-Day veterans from the landing in Normandy on the 6th of June 1944. These American, British and French soldiers survived the horror of D-Day and were photographed in 2004, on the 60th anniversary of D-Day either in London or in Normandy. They all landed in Normandy either on Utah Beach, Omaha Beach, Juno, Sword or Gold beaches. The operation was the largest amphibious invasion in world history, with over 160,000 troops landing on 6 June 1944. It marked the beginning of the Battle of Normandy which lasted till the 1st of September 1944. Over 425,000 Allied and German troops were killed, wounded or went missing during the Battle of Normandy.
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